Travel Blogs from Stockholm
... in 1252 when the fort was first built. A town grew around it and boomed when Sweden became a major Baltic power. Under Gustav III, the city began to flourish culturally…and has never stopped since.
We explored Gamla Stan, the quaint medieval Old Town. We toured the Royal Palace Drottingholm – no pictures inside. ...
... especially around old town area. The harbour is beautiful and they have a mini harbour bridge. I am sitting in the port lounge with hundreds of others using the free wifi. Even the hop on bus had free wifi too. The weather is beautiful outside, which made a nice change. Beautiful blue sky, lovely people, extremely old city with small narrow streets. I think I like the Scandinavian countries better. Hope everyone is well, until tomorrow ...
... etc, quite comical but they seem to be lapping it up! Feel a bit under dressed as well as they are obviously all wealthy Russians to be doing this. All the blokes in smart shirts or suits and the women looking like a parade of dodgy well dressed Russian brides......I however am sporting a Stussy t-shirt, a pair of raggy combats and messy hair...I appear to be somewhat of a curiosity to them!
My first week in Sweden has flown by & I'm loving it here!
On Thursday after home made pizza for lunch Dane took me down the road to Circus Cirkor! It is a very large training space with great equipment (rod tumble track, Eurotramp trampolines & lots of really high rigging points).
Most people there were practicing juggling or tumbling ...
... of ear phones on a red bus, plus you get to navigate a way around the city faster and she answers any direct questions you may have - about food of course! Swedish meatballs and Stromming (herring) for lunch it is! Stockholm city makes great use of its natural assets as it is built on 14 islands. Starting with our favourite, the Old Town (Gamla Stan), with a causeway across to the mainland. It emerged in the 13th century and grew with Sweden's power until the ...
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